93.052 (FCC3) CARES Act for Family Caregiver Support Program under Title III-E of the Older Americans Act
CSFA Number: 402-03-2416
Agency Name
Department On Aging (402)
Agency Identification
Agency Contact
Becky Dragoo
Short Description
This formula grant award is issued under the authority of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, P.L. 116-136 for activities authorized under Title III of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended through P.L. 116-131, enacted March 25, 2020. The terms and conditions of this Notice of Award (NoA) and other requirements have the following order of precedence: (1) statute; (2) executive order; (3) program regulation; (4) administrative regulation found in 45 CFR Part 75; (5) agency policies; and (6) Any additional terms and conditions and remarks on NoA.
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
P.L. 116-136 (CARES Act) under P.L. 116-131 (OAA)
Objectives and Goals
To assist States, Territories in providing multifaceted systems of support services for: (1) Family caregivers; and (2) older relative caregivers. Services to be provided include: information to caregivers about available services; assistance to caregivers in gaining access to the services; individual counseling, and caregiver training to caregivers to assist the caregivers in making decisions and solving problems relating to their caregiving roles; respite care to enable caregivers to be temporarily relieved from their caregiving responsibilities; and supplemental services, on a limited basis, to complement the care provided by caregivers.
Types of Assistance
Formula Grants
Uses and Restrictions
By requesting or receiving funds under this award, the recipient assures that it will carry out the
project/program described in its approved state plan(s) and will comply with the terms and conditions and other
requirements of this award.
Eligibility Requirements
Family caregivers, grandparents and older individuals who are relative caregivers will benefit.
Eligible Applicants
Application and Award Processing
Formula Grants - The Administration for Community Living awards funds through a statutory formula to State Agencies on Aging. State agencies approve and award funds to designated sub-state level organizations.
Assistance Consideration
Formula grants: State governments and U.S. Territories, with distribution to designated area agencies on aging through an approved State plan and intrastate funding formula.
Post Assistance Requirements
National Policies including Trafficking Victims Protection Act, Whistleblower Protections, and DOMA:
Implementation of Same-Sex Spouses/Marriages
• Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA)
• Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)
2. By requesting or receiving funds under this award, the recipient assures that it will carry out the
project/program described in its approved state plan(s) and will comply with the terms and conditions and other
requirements of this award.
3. SF-425 Financial Reporting: Grantee is required to submit SF-425s on a semi-annual basis. Beginning
with this FFY2020 grant, the SF-425 and the “AoA Title III supplemental form to the SF-425” shall be submitted
using the HHS’ Payment Management System (PMS). The “AoA Title III supplemental form to the SF-425”
should be attached to the SF-425 in PMS. PMS website is located at: https://pms.psc.gov. Reports are due
within 30 days for the periods ending March 31 and September 30 (i.e., due April 30 and October 30), through
September 30, 2021, a final PMS drawdown and a final SF-425 are due within 90 days after September 30,
2021 (i.e., due December 30, 2021). If a final SF-425 report will be submitted December 30, 2021, a semiannual
report is not required to be filed for report ending September 30, 2021.
4. Federal participation cannot exceed 75% of the total State and Area plan administration costs. The
remaining 25% represents the State and local matching share.
5. Federal participation requirements under sections 373(h)(2) (75% of total III-E service costs) of the OAA
shall not apply to funds received under this grant award.
6. Federal Cash Reporting: On the SF-425 form, lines 10 a. through c. are reported on a quarterly
calendar year basis (for the periods ending 12/31, 3/31, 6/30, 9/30) at the HHS’ Payment Management System
(PMS). PMS website is located at: https://pms.psc.gov. Reconciliation of advances and disbursements is
required for each quarter and the report must be completed within 30 days of the end of each quarter (i.e., by
1/30, 4/30, 7/30, 10/30). This reporting requirement is separate from completing the entire SF-425 as denoted in
the financial reporting term.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
Formula and Project Grants: 45 CFR 75
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $36,370,810
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
CAREST32012City of Chicago - 50 Department of Family & Support Services (DFSS)04/01/202009/30/2021820,525
CAREST32002Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging04/01/202009/30/2021700,502
CAREST32005East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging, Inc.04/01/202009/30/2021248,413
CAREST32001Northwestern Illinois Area Agency on Aging04/01/202009/30/2021222,589